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Beach Front Home! Great View! Quiet Location! WIFI & ROKU provided

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

New 2014 * 3 Bedroom * 2 Bath * Sleeps 8-10 * Crystal Beach

This home has a spectacular gulf view from the kitchen, living room, master bedroom and guest bedroom! Sleeping quarters include master bedroom with king size bed - guest room with queen bed and a bunk room with 1 set of full bunk beds. Comfortably sleeps 8. Sofa bed is provided for additional guests. But the best part is the view! From the 3 decks you can watch the sun rise or sun set. In addition you will see the ships travel in the Gulf and the barges on the Inter-coastal canal. The grill, two built in picnic tables and bar downstairs make entertaining easy and enjoyable in any kind of weather. WiFi & ROKU are available. If the days you want are unavailable check out our second house at www.vrbo.com/876785.


Owner
Margene Walz
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Margene Walz

Hi, Welcome to my home – My name is Margene Walz. I am the owner and am thrilled to show you around. Many years ago I moved to California from Nebraska but have always missed the mid-western values and hospitality. Through the advice of my brother Mike Walz of Crystal Beach's Walz Family Builders I seized the opportunity to sell my California condominium and built on Bolivar. I appreciate the area and the hospitality. It is like coming back to my roots. I am very pleased to be able to share my home with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. (By the way...the picture is of my great nephew, Alex. He photographs cuter than I do.)

Margene Walz purchased this house in 2014

Why Margene Walz chose Texas Gulf Coast

Since my brother owns a home and a business in Crystal Beach I have visited many times. Each time I fell more and more in love with the area. I decided to invest my retirement money here and I can't wait to share this peaceful stress-free beach with you.

What makes this house unique

The front deck is 16' deep - 8' is covered and 8' is uncovered. Guests are able to enjoy the shade, read, sip a glass of wine or beer or tan in the sunshine. The deck which wraps around 3 sides of the house has private doors from the Master bedroom and Guest bedroom. Each has its own romantic personal space. But the most impressive thing about this home is the spectacular beach front view. The family area under the house includes an enclosed shower, bar with enclosed refrigerator and 2 built-in picnic tables. It is a wonderful area that will accommodate many family members and guests. Plus it offers you all the comforts of home with the additional bonus of hearing and watching the surf.

Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath includes sliding pocket door for total privacy
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Convenient access for Guest Room & Bunk Room
  • Two bathrooms inside the home and outdoor shower beneath the house for washing off the sand.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , 2 Full size beds -Sleeps 4 - DVD tv in room
    Guest Room - 1 queen , Convenient access to 2nd bathroom - Closet - DVD TV
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Full Master Bath, Closet and DVD TV
  • Master Bedroom and Guest bedroom have direct access to the side decks with a great view. Master bedroom is located in the front of the house with large windows overlooking the beach. 2 Bedrooms have ceiling fans for additional comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(120 traveler reviews)

Beach Front Home! Great View! Quiet Location! WIFI & ROKU provided
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 120 reviews
4

Great location, very quiet

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at this house. It really is right on the beach! It is a ways away from Galveston, but that means that the beach is uncrowded and few people drive in next to the house. My only complaint is that the ocean in this area was dirty with silt, but that's the only issue I had. This is unrelated to the house, and otherwise we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad this guest and her friends had a good time and want to thank her for the nice review. I would like to address the "ocean" comment. One of the reasons families like to come to Bolivar Peninsula is the warm water and the fact small children can play without fear of an abrupt drop off in the Gulf floor. Last week was a week of continuous high wind. The wind whips up the water, this causes high waves which in turn disturbs the Gulf floor. Even with the disturbance high waves in the Gulf of Mexico are rare and are beautiful to watch. Normally Bolivar's water is clearer than Galveston.
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5

Beachfront at its best

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at Pelican Bay over Spring Break. I can't say enough about how lovely the house was. It truly felt like our home away from home. We had everything we needed. Beautiful views, comfy beds, and a well equipped kitchen. Margene was an excellent host and great to work with. Check in and out was very easy. We have used VRBO many times; this was one of our best experiences. Looking forward to visiting again. Would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a great time by the coast.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beach Front Home, Margene style :=)

  • 5 of 5

We loved being in this home. And it was truly like living in our home, but on the beach. We have stayed on Bolivar a couple of times before, but this was the best stay yet. That is because, Margene provides a home on the beach, not just a rental. We are dying to come back, and will do so in the fall.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words and review. It has always been my goal to ensure guests who "just want to get away from it all" have a wonderful place to go and relax. I have also listened to my guests when they give me advice on what would enhance their stay. If it is reasonable I make sure I get it. Just this year we added a fire extinguisher, a small first aid kit and ROKU.
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Houston, Texas
5

5-stars!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very friendly and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house! Amazing views! Highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Great house! Amazing views! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe, Texas
5

Awesome Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute blast! It was everything that everyone had said and more. I will definitely be renting this property again!

Doherty' and Moore's Jan 19-22 2017

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Season
Mar 1 2017 - May 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Peak Season
May 12 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat
 
 
Off Season
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Off Peak Season
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Refundable Deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Check-in 4:00PM
Check-out 11:00AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Beaumont
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Stingeree
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Galveston Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
9 hole course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Stingeree
Car: necessary

Fun things to do on Bolivar....

Year around...Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

FEBRUARY OR MARCH -

Wildly successful annual Mardi Gras Day and Parade. Families come from all over for this event.

....MARCH -

1) Texas Frog Fest - Music & Entertainment - food and drink benefiting the Lone Survivor Foundation. 2) Annual Oyster Supper.

....APRIL -

1) Annual Pearl Beach BBQ Cook off.

2) Annual Driftwood Charity Gumbo Cook off.

....MAY -

Annual Texas Crab Fest including 5k run

....4th of JULY...

....AUGUST -

Annual Port Bolivar Volunteer Fireman's BBQ cook off.

....OCTOBER -

1) Annual Jane Long Festival.

2) Annual Halloween Trunk or Treat.

....DECEMBER -

Annual Christmas Dance and Toy Drive.

Christmas Parade on the beach

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